Jones Beach Picnic and River Access

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

Nice day use area on the Scott River. Popular for swimming, water play and fishing.

At a Glance

Fees No fee
Permit Info: A current California Campfire Permit is required to use a camp stove, barbecue or have a campfire. Local fire restrictions supersede the campfire permit. Inquire at the Ranger Station before having a fire.
Open Season: January
Usage: Light
Restrictions: This area restricted to day use only. No overnight camping or parking. Water and garbage service are not provided. Bring enough water for drinking, cooking and washing as well as extra water to drown campfires each day. Please take all trash, garbage, fish guts and dog droppings with you when you leave. Dogs on leash only.
Closest Towns: Fort Jones 18 miles
Water: None
Restroom: Vault
Operated By: US Forest Service

General Information

Directions: From Fort Jones travel 13 miles northwest on road 7F01/Scott River Road to the picnic site on the right.

Activities


Fishing

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Nature Viewing

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Picnicking

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Rocks & Minerals

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Water Activities

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Boating - Non-Motorized

Nice day use area on the Scott River. Popular for picnicking, swimming, water play and fishing.
Class of rapidsWater level, flow and class of rapids can change seasonally. Contact the District Office in advance for information on rapids.
Trailer ParkingGood parking.
Type of CraftAll portable boats capable of being carried.
Water/Flow LevelWater flow in creeks and rivers fluctuate with seasons, rainfall and snow pack.
Launch RampsNone
Difficulty Level: More Difficult

Swimming

Swimming, wading and water play off the gravel bar on the Scott River.
Water TemperatureWater temperature fluctuates with seasons, flow level and water depth.
Clothing RequirementsSwimming attire required.
Water/Flow LevelWater flow in creeks and rivers fluctuate with seasons, rainfall and snow pack.
Difficulty Level: Intermediate to Difficult

Tubing

Tubing, wading and water play off the gravel bar on the Scott River. BEWARE: Currents can carry tubes downstream very quickly!
Water/Flow LevelWater flow in creeks and rivers fluctuate with seasons, rainfall and snow pack.
Difficulty Level: Intermediate to Difficult
Areas & Activities

Location

 
  Elevation : 
2400'

 



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